Operation Southern Shield begins today, July 17th, in a weeklong speed prevention and enforcement initiative on interstates, major highways and local roads in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, South Carolina and Tennessee. The campaign aims to reduce summertime wrecks and traffic deaths by reducing drivers who are speeding, impaired, distracted or not wearing seat belts. Harris Blackwood,…Read More
With increasing summer temperatures, helping seniors beat the heat is critical. Heat can be deadly to seniors, in fact, nearly 400 Americans die from heat waves each year and most of them are elderly people. When in heated conditions, people often do not realize when they are overheating and in danger. Older people can’t handle…Read More
Falls are not a normal part of aging. You can protect yourself by exercising, managing your medications, having vision checked, and making your living environment safer. Below are the 10 myths of older adults and falls. Falling happens to other people, not to me. Reality: 1 in 3 older adults fall every year in the…Read More
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